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1 Day 1 Elimination of unnecessary preposition Capitalization of abbreviation Spelling out name of place in prose In about a.d. 1000, the ancestors of the Navajo migrated to what is now Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Today, most of the Navajo reservation is located in the state of AZ.

2 Day 1 In About A.D. 1000, the ancestors of the Navajo migrated to what is now Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Elimination of unnecessary prepositions Capitalization of abbreviation ___ Today, most of the Navajo reservation is located in the state of Arizona. Spelling out name of place in prose

3 Day 2 Use of numerals for number above one hundred Use of comma to separate parts of a place name Revision of wordy sentence In 1864, many Navajo were forced to leave their land and walk three hundred miles to Fort Sumner New Mexico. The reason why they were forced to leave is that they had fought to drive white settlers from Navajo lands.

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5 Day 2 In 1864, many Navajo were forced to leave their land and walk 300 miles to Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Use of numerals of number about one hundred Use of comma to separate parts of a place name They were forced to leave because they had fought to drive white settlers from Navajo lands. Revision of wordy sentence

6 Day 3 Correct comparison of adjective Capitalization of name of country Correction of sentence fragment Of all the groups of Native Americans, the Navajo make up the larger group living in the united states. Many Navajo are farmers or ranchers. Also miners or engineers.

7 Day 3 Of all the groups of Native Americans, the Navajo make up the largest group living in the United States. Correct comparison of adjective Capitalization of name of country Many Navajo are farmers, ranchers, miners, or engineers. Correction of sentence fragment

8 Day 4 Use of comma with coordinate adjectives Use of precise adjective to improve style Correction of faulty subordination The Navajo are known for their durable nice rugs. Because Navajo rugs are very valuable, they are woven by hand.

9 Day 4 The Navajo are known for their durable, handsome rugs. Use of comma with coordinate adjectives Use of precise adjective to improve style Because Navajo rugs are woven by hand, they are very valuable. Correction of faulty subordination

10 Day 5 Correct pronoun case Correct order of pronouns in compound subject Verb agreement with compound subject joined by nor When we go to Arizona, me and my family plan to visit the Navajo reservation. Neither my brother nor my sister are familiar with that part of the country.

11 Day 5 When we go to Arizona, my family and I plan to visit the Navajo reservation. Correct order of pronouns in compound subject Correct pronoun case Neither my brother nor my sister is familiar with that part of the country. Verb agreement with compound subject joined by nor


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